The sorrows of death surrounded me, and the floods of ungodly men made me afraid.
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George Leo Haydock
Sorrows. Iniquity. Hebrew, "cables.Belial. "By these figurative expressions, David declares to what dangers he had been exposed. They seem to be more applicable to our Saviour's agony. (Berthier)
The wicked were constantly laying snares for both. We have the same idea enforced in the next verse. (Haydock)
The words are put into the mouth of fallen man, in the mass for Septuagesima. (Worthington)